[Ffmpeg-devel] Memory leakage when using libavcodec with ffmpeg2theora

Viktor Kompaneyets vato
Wed May 11 17:20:37 CEST 2005

? ????????? ?? ?????, 11-???-2005 17:52 Alexander Strasser ???????(a):
> Viktor Kompaneyets wrote:
> > ? ????????? ?? ?????, 11-???-2005 16:54 Guillaume POIRIER ???????(a):
> > > Should you upload that file on MPlayerhq, please trim it to the strict
> > > minimum required to trigger that overflow. Just so that people have a
> > > chance to download it in a reasonable time, and so that it doesn't
> > > needlessly waste disk space.
> >
> > The problem of that kind is time-depending. On smaller file you can find
> > that leakage is too small (couple of kilbytes per minute), but for 27x7
> > application - too large.
>   If i am not missing something here then it is a memleak which is
> summing up depending on the time, so the core problem might be detectable
> already with a small file. So i suggest you to upload a small file non
> the less.

I have one file (6 min) 250M in size, the problem occurs on ~4000 frame. It is 
1/6th of the file (~60M) 

To where should I put it?

>   Other thing i didn't get yet (or overlooked), did you confirm the leak
> is in ffmpeg code and not in code added by ffmpeg2theora?

In ffmpeg code there is it. Probably - in mpeg2video module, while reading an 
(error-containing) mpeg2 stream.
ffmpeg2theora only shows that that problem is.

Viktor Kompaneyets
Wnet ISP

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